Jan Beck and Judi Horchler began Tre Sorelle Cioccolato in 2006, with the help of their family, as a catalog candy business. They had been making chocolates for almost 8 years for family and friends and decided to make career changes by establishing Tre Sorelle. They have been at 634 Columbus Ave. for almost 4 years.
Jan and Judi knew that they wanted a better understanding of the art of chocolate making and earned their Chocolatier certification from Ecolé Chocolat. Jan has gone on to earn her Maître Chocolatier certification from Ecolé Chocolat working under a master Chocolatier in Saratoga, California. Judi is currently trying to find time to complete her maitre certification.
We offer a variety of hand-crafted chocolates specializing in ganache filled candies and truffles. Our products are made with the freshest ingredients available to us. We use a Belgian blend of chocolates by Berry Callibaut company and our covertures are from the American manufacturer E Guittard. We have worked extensively with our local vintner, Firelands Winery, to create a line of wine infused chocolates. Firelands Winery imports a line of Italian wines and liquors which blend well with chocolate. We specialize in Ice Wine Truffles, Merlot Truffles, Limoncello Truffles as well as Cabernet Sauvignon, Blackberry, Raspberry Champagne, Sherry, and Port chocolates.
A few of our more popular items are Wine Truffles and Infused Ganaches, Buckeyes, Blueberry Buckle, Twisted Turtles and Orange Dreams to name a few. We carry an extensive line of basic buttercream chocolates with all of our fillings hand-crafted in our on-site kitchen. We make all of our chocolates in our kitchen.
For our corporate clients we can create your company’s logo on chocolate or having a mold made of your corporate/group logo for fund-raisers. We can provide a variety of packages to meet your specific needs. We currently work with groups such as Zonta International and Lake Erie Shores and Islands to assist in the marketing of their identity to the public.
Jan has a background in business with an MBA from the University of Michigan and worked in the corporate world for American Greetings and Moen. She keeps abreast of business trends by teaching business and entrepreneur classes at BGSU Firelands. Judi’s background is in education. She has thirty-five years teaching experience running the spectrum of high school social studies, school administration and college teaching. She earned her doctorate in Education from Ashland University in Educational Leadership. She has always loved being in the kitchen.